This is a great house that looks minimalistic and small from the outside, but when you enter to the house, you can that this house is big, elegant and luxury. Designed by Pitsou Kedem Architects and Tanju Özelgin, this house is built as vacation house, consist of three central masses. The masses surround the internal courtyard and swimming pool to make a border and the barrier between the street, the neighbors and the home’s interior and between the internal courtyard and those same spaces. Located at near coastal area, this house has great view that located at the side and back of the house. To maximize light inside the house, it using large accordion doors and the adjustable wooden slats to allows the natural light to enter the house.
At front of this house, the facade can be fully opened to give a sense of light and welcome. This house using solid, strong and restrained materials like grey limestone and black basalt as to make the dynamics and the tension between the faultless and restrained masses and between the feeling of lightness and openness strong. Here are some photos of this house that looks minimalistic and small from the outside but elegant outside.
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